Tag "legislation"

Back to homepage
Doctor News Dr Features

Trauma System Battles

New Regulations for Trauma Centers in Florida Earlier this year, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that could end the recent legal drama surrounding Florida’s trauma centers. The compromise

Doctor News Dr Features

Legislative Wrap-Up

  Medical Industry Experts Weigh-In on What Happened During this Year’s Florida Legislative Session   The Florida Medical Association (FMA) continued its fight during this year’s Legislative Session against efforts

Doctor News Dr Columns

Publisher’s Note: Healthcare Legislation

Looking Down the Path of Healthcare Legislation When looking down the path of recent proposed healthcare legislation, there’s no easy way to sum it up.  It’s a controversial topic, to

Doctor News Dr Features

Legislative Spotlight: Doctor’s Civil Air Patrol Bill Signed into Law

Doctor’s Civil Air Patrol Bill Signed into Law Dr. Seoane, president of the Polk County Medical Association, wrote a bill that passed in the Florida Legislature this session— without opposition.

Doctor News Dr Columns

PCMA Letter: Making our voices heard

In the previous edition of Central Florida Doctor, I expressed how important it is for us as medical professionals to be actively pursuing involvement with our state officials to make

Doctor News Dr Features

2014 Legislative Report

Medical marijuana bill passes; while many healthcare bills fail Florida legislators legalized marijuana extract for medicinal use on a limited basis this session, just months before voters will decide whether

Columns Health News

Publisher’s Note: A look at House Bill 9: Involuntary examinations under the Baker Act

As I’m writing this, the 2013 Legislative Session at our state’s capitol is still underway, but will soon be coming to a close. During this process, several notable bills to

Doctor News Dr Features

Legislative update: Recently passed Florida House Bill 671

 New Regulations on Pharmacy Staffing Leaves for Some Debate The Florida Legislature is entertaining bills related to the number of registered pharmacy technicians that may be supervised by a licensed

Doctor News Dr Columns

Florida house passes FMA’s medical liability reform bill

  On May 1 at Capitol Hill, the Florida Medical Association’s priority medical liability legislation passed at the Florida House. CS/CS/HB 827, according to the FMA, will help make Florida